FinCEAL Plus has launched calls for funding on a rolling basis for
researchers based in Finnish Higher Education Institutions and
Independent Research Institutions. The purpose of the grants is to
support partnership building activities between the Finnish science
community and their counterparts in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the
The Call for grants for activities related to cooperation with Africa and the LAC region has closed on 31st May, 2018.
Grants for these regions cannot be applied for after this date. The
Call remain open until further notice for Asia-related activities.
Applications can be sent in at any time but applicants are advised to apply for funding at least 2 months before their planned activity. All funded activities must take place between June 1st, 2017 and September 30th, 2018. Funding for activities outside of this period cannot be applied for. Applications will be evaluated on the last week of every month. Grantees will be notified via email during the following month. Please note that applications are not processed during holiday periods.
Under this Partnership Support Instrument, researchers can apply for:
- Open Travel Grants
- Event Grants
- Project Preparatory Grants and
- Research Visit Grants
Researchers seeking to apply for the funds must be working within, and the funded activity must be related to, at least one of the FinCEAL Plus regional thematic areas:
- Asia: renewable energy, ICT, health, food security and safety, water management, cleantech, and nanotechnology;